doxacurium


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doxacurium

 [dok″sah-ku´re-um]
a long-acting neuromuscular blocking agent used as the chloride salt as a skeletal muscle relaxant during surgery and endotracheal intubation.

doxacurium

/dox·a·cu·ri·um/ (dok″sah-ku´re-um) a long-acting neuromuscular blocking agent used as the chloride salt as a skeletal muscle relaxant during surgery and endotracheal intubation.

doxacurium

a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker.
indications This drug is used to facilitate endotracheal intubation and skeletal muscle relaxation during mechanical ventilation, surgery, or general anesthesia.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. This drug must not be used in neonates.

doxacurium

Anesthesiology A long-acting muscle relaxing anesthetic. See Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.

doxacurium

a long-acting, nondepolarizing muscle relaxant.
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Agents such as vecuronium, doxacurium, and cisatracurium have minimal effects.
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Other agents include cistracurium, doxacurium and mivacurium, all of which have onsets within a few minutes and can last for about an hour.